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by the united states senate. moments ago, standing with parents from newtown, connecticut, the president railed against the senate. >> so, all in all, this was a pretty shameful day for washington. but this effort is not over. i want to make it clear to the american people, we can still bring about meaningful changes that reduce gun violence so long as the american people don't give up on it. >> pelley: of course, opponents of gun control are elated by the decision, and we will start our coverage with chip reid at the capitol. >> on this vote, the yays are 54, the nays are 46. >> reporter: for supporters of gun control, including vice president joe biden, it was a major defeat. they fell short of the 60 votes needed to adopt an amendment requiring background checks for people who buy guns at gun shows and over the internet. under current law, background checks are required only for sales handled by licensed gun dealers. 60 votes were required because that is what it would take to overcome a republican-led filibuster. all but four republicans opposed the background check amendment. it was a reso
for a plan to expand background checks for people buying guns here in the united states. the senate plans to vote today on the bipartisan proposal but more republicans have declared their opposition to the bill. it seems headed for defeat unless supporters can turn around votes in the closing hours. the senate is also set to vote today on eight other amendments to a broad democratic gun control bill. >>> american airlines warns passengers traveling today that some flights might be canceled after the computer meltdown. american's reservation management system went down yesterday morning keeping the third largest air carrier's planes on the ground and stranding thousands. they fixed it by midafternoon but some passengers might still have some canceled and delayed flights. >>> good news about earnings and housing helped the stock market start to bounce back from its biggest decline of the year. earlier in the week. the dow added 158 yesterday winning back more than half the 265 it lost on monday. nasdaq rose 48. gold was also up by nearly 2%. >>> well, now it costs more than $9,000 a year to
and it's watched connecticut. now the world is watching the united states senate. >> reporter: he went on to show pictures of some of the children and staff members killed at sandy hook elementary four months ago. senators will vote this morning on whether or not to move forward with debating gun bims recently propose -- bills recently proposed. that includes the bill proposed yesterday by joe manchin and pat toomey. they want to expand background checks to include online gun sales and purchases at gun shows. they also plan to require states to submit mental health insurance to the criminal background system and push states that don't comply. >> illnesses that make them them a dapger to themselves and others must keep weapons out of their hands. >> reporter: we'll continue to listen in. i will have the latest reaction from u.s. lawmakers next hour. kyla campbell, ktvu channel 2 news. >>> an autopsy is now scheduled on the burned body of a man found along a san jose freeway. the body was found tuesday. firefighters were out there putting out a b
. -- united states -- >>> the treasure department has sold gm stock and they have recovered much of the bailout. and that means taxpayers are still owed $19 billion. >>> the 14% drop in pc sales is the largest drop in 20 years. they are blaming windows eight and the company says the public isn't rushing to adopt it because it looks and runs differently. >>> checking in with bill for weather now. >> numbers into the mid-80s and 82 in concord and it is warm outside. warmer than yesterday but not as warm tomorrow. and let's look at the current condition, 82 in santa rosa and we are getting a sea front. and the winds are beginning to go on shore and the there is a weather system to the north moving in. you can see it cleary, this is a front coming in and as it comes in and down the coast it is going to cool things off by a solid ten degrees. 85 in santa rosa and temperature there tomorrow is down, 73. and 73 in san francisco and 64 tomorrow. today is the warmest day of the week. and temperatures will not be that much below average just cooler. overnight lows here and tomorrow morning
this to gun sales. joining us is state senator mark leon of san francisco for an update on these various efforts. >> i understand, first off, you something that could affect things like the gun show we are seeing this weekend. >> it's about local control. have the decisions made by those closest to the people affected by the sessions made. >> how so? >> we have cow palace, on state property, but straddling county lines. both counties have passed resolutions to not have shows on county-owned property, but because this is state property, uld just say, if ntrol. there's going to be a gun show, let the local legislators approve that. >> gun shows would need the approval of the counties where they will be taking place before they could go on? >> repr: that's right. los angeles county and others ban gun shows on county-owned property, but because it's state-owned, the county has no say in it. it's imposed on them, and no one wants the gun show there. >> on other issues, concerning gun control in california, there's a number of bills and entire packages making their way through the legislature.
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